[ubuntu-uk] Ubuntu - Wrong Direction?

scoundrel50a scoundrel50a at gmail.com
Fri Dec 2 13:33:53 UTC 2011

On 02/12/11 13:28, Alan Bell wrote:
> On 02/12/11 13:17, scoundrel50a wrote:
>> I watch the IRC channels quite a lot, and I would say 60% of the time 
>> its chatting about nothing, and the rest is support if the person is 
>> understood......it can be very daunting on there
> #ubuntu isn't chatting about nothing, it is all support (and people 
> behaving badly and then being guided in how to be less childish - this 
> is a problem and there is a substantial team of operators trying to 
> keep it under control). #ubuntu-uk is a little more relaxed and 
> friendly, but support questions are answered.
>> Alan told the op, either like it or go, which is basically the same 
>> thing like it or lump it, and if like me you arent computer literate 
>> and do need help, seeing that doesnt help.....and if you noticed, 
>> that op hasnt appeared since
> these are quite different things, "Like it or lump it" is suggesting 
> that the options are to be happy with it or be unhappy with it. "like 
> it or go" is suggestion the options are to be happy with it or be 
> happy with something else. Twice the happy!
>> So, people like me who likes Ubuntu, its going to be even more 
>> difficult in the future to get help?
> not really, it will be much the same, or better
>> Does that mean you are making Ubuntu into a Business OS?
> I hope so! Wouldn't it be great if people used Ubuntu at work because 
> it was the most suitable operating system. That doesn't mean you can't 
> use it at home too.

Oh dear, patronising as well........If I had hands I'd clap them

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